Throughout the day
Departure Time
15 Mins, 30 Mins, 1 Hour
Duration
All Ages
Riders
May-Oct
Season

Private horse-drawn carriage tours are available daily from downtown Banff, the ultimate western sightseeing tour.

Carriage Rides Through the Town of Banff with Banff Trail Riders

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We offer three tours from downtown Banff as well as the ability to customize a tour specifically for you. Prices are per carriage, and each carriage ride can hold up to six passengers.

Downtown Banff Carriage Ride – 15 Minutes

This carriage ride takes you through town and along the Bow River. You will pass by many of the original homesteads of Banff, each having a story to tell.  From the Bow River you pass by Banff’s Central Park and back onto Banff Avenue for your return to downtown Banff.

Price: $82.00 per carriage

Bow River Carriage Ride – 30 Minutes

A carriage ride taking you over the Bow River and past the Indian Trading Post (home of the Merman!) onto one of Banff’s prestigious residential streets. We follow the Bow River and loop back to downtown crossing the Bow River again before we return to downtown Banff.

Price: $144.00 per carriage

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel – 1 Hour

Enjoy this carriage ride along the Bow River, and past Central Park. Continue over the Bow River, past the Luxton Museum and past the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

Price: $237.00 per carriage

Custom Carriage Rides

Customized carriage transfers are available to chauffeur you around the town site and are a popular wedding option. Pick-ups from hotels, restaurants or private residences can be arranged during daylight hours any day of the year.

Rates vary depending on locations and length of tour. Carriage service availability is weather and road condition dependent during the winter months.

Guide Quote

Katie's Pick

"Kick back and relax as we clip clop our way around downtown Banff. Great family fun or a way to arrive in style!" - Katie , Corrals Foreman, Banff Trail Riders


The best parts of the tour for most people include the following:

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Private carriage rides

Private horse-drawn carriage tours are available daily for up to six people.
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See Banff in style

See highlights such as the Bow River, downtown, the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and many of the original homesteads of Banff.
Guide Quote

Katie's Pick

"Kick back and relax as we clip clop our way around downtown Banff. Great family fun or a way to arrive in style!" - Katie , Corrals Foreman, Banff Trail Riders


There are several different tour lengths to choose from, from 15 minutes up to one hour.
The meeting point is usually at the Banff Trail Rider store in downtown Banff, at 138 Banff Ave, however in 2021 Banff Avenue is closed to vehicles. In 2021, please meet at the southside on-street parking stalls on Caribou Street, located between the Fire Hall and the 3 hour public parking lot behind the Mt Royal Hotel.
The maximum number of guests per carriage is six, including children.
Carriage rides operate daily in summer throughout the day, and on weekends in spring and fall. Hours vary slightly throughout the season, but rides do not operate after dark.
Carriage rides run rain or shine, so please dress for the weather.
There is a 24 hour cancellation policy, which allows you to change/cancel or refund your booking up to 24 hours outside your booked tour (up to 7 days for group bookings).
Gratuities are customary and very much appreciated.

Guide Quote

Katie's Pick

"Kick back and relax as we clip clop our way around downtown Banff. Great family fun or a way to arrive in style!" - Katie , Corrals Foreman, Banff Trail Riders


  • Each carriage can fit a maximum of six guests.
  • Children aged 17 and under must be accompanied on the ride by a legal guardian.
  • All adults must sign a waiver prior to the ride. A waiver must also be completed by the legal guardian of any child under the age of 18.
  • Photo ID may be required for identity verification.
  • Carriage rides do not operate after dark.
  • COVID-19: Guests should not attend our tour if showing any signs or symptoms of illness.
Guide Quote

Katie's Pick

"Kick back and relax as we clip clop our way around downtown Banff. Great family fun or a way to arrive in style!" - Katie , Corrals Foreman, Banff Trail Riders


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